12:04 pm
Mon January 11, 2010

Obama Administration shakes up Natural Gas Industry

Wyoming – It has been a big week for conservation groups who have watched the Obama administration crack down on things such as ozone pollution and oil and gas drilling in sensitive areas. The issue for the oil and gas industry that is getting the most attention in Wyoming is the ability to lease federal land for drilling. Changes proposed by the Obama administration will likely make it harder to get such a lease. While this is good news for conservation groups those in the energy industry say it will hurt their business and the state economy. Wyoming Public Radio's Bob Beck has more.